Catalogue: Online Campus
Courses of Instruction: Associate of Arts Degrees

Associate of Arts

Graduation Requirements

  • A total of 62 semester hours is required to earn the associate degree.
  • The last 17 semester hours of course work must be earned at Belhaven University.
  • Satisfaction of Belhaven's general education requirements.
    Written Communication Skills: Six semester hours
    Literature: Six semester hours
    Science: Four semester hours
    Math: Three semester hours
    History: Six semester hours
    Biblical Studies: Nine semester hours
    Business: Three semester hours
  • Successful completion of all courses taken at Belhaven University with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  • Payment of all tuition and fees.
  • Applications for degree completion audits must be made online by the deadlines listed in the calendars at least eight months prior to the anticipated degree completion.  Failure to do so on schedule may result in a delay in the ceremony participation or receipt of diploma.

Associate of Arts

The Associate of Arts (A.A.) degree program provides adults with an excellent foundation in the liberal arts while preparing them for continued studies.  The curriculum develops the adult learner’s sensitivity to human values and capacity for critical thinking. 

A.A.:  62 hours to include: BIB 214, 215, BIO 125 or PHY 125, BUS 280, ENG 103, 108, 203, 204, HIS 108, 205, MAT 202, WVC 301 and elective hours.

Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies

The Associate of Arts in Biblical Studies prepares students for further study in biblical ministry.  

A.A. in Biblical Studies:  62 hours to include: BIB 214, 215, BIO 125 or PHY 125, BUS 280, ENG 103, 108, 203, 204, HIS 108, 205, MAT 202, BIB 302, 310, 315, 316, 318 and 331, and electives.

Associate of Arts in Business

The Associate of Arts in Business prepares students for further study in business administration or management.   

A.A. in Business:  62 hours to include: BIB 214, 215, BIO 125 or PHY 125, BUS 280, ENG 103, 108, 203, 204, HIS 108, 205, MAT 202, WVC 301, BBA320, BUS320, BUS326, ECO210 and elective hours. 

Associate of Arts for High Scholars

The Associate of Arts degree can be completed by supplementing the High Scholars courses with Belhaven University online courses. See High Scholars page for more information.